The Mike Walsh Show entertained five million Australians every week with its mix of live acts, interviews, music, comedy and social history.
Take a step back in time to the late 1970s and early 1980s with our new curated collection.
Big Bird and Lali the koala
It was a time when Bob Hawke was prime minister, Helen Mirren wasn't a movie star and Charles and Di were about to be married. Hair was big and so were the shoulder pads.
In this clip you can see a compilation of quirky moments from the show, beginning with actor Jack Thompson teaching Mike tai chi and featuring a baby koala called Lali and the Glad Bag Fashion Show where people made fashion out of Glad plastic bags and assorted products.